LIPA posted a warning on its website advising customers who receive suspicious calls to just hang up. The utility said they never demand direct payment over the telephone and don’t accept credit or debit card payments.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo did not mince words about the Long Island Power Authority’s handling of superstorm Sandy and the snowstorm that followed. So now, Newark-based PSEG has set up a subsidiary on Long Island.
The lawsuit was brought by about a million angry customers who were without power for weeks in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.
Court papers say nearly 1,700 marijuana plants worth $3.8 million were found at Edward Dispirito’s home. He and James Ford face 20 years in prison if convicted.
The average single-family home will have to pay about $6.21 more in September. LIPA is citing higher energy costs during peak air-conditioning use for the latest hike.
A huge cleanup was under way Tuesday on Long Island following a bizarre incident that left thousands of homes without power earlier in the morning.
Long Island Power Authority customers will see a roughly 4 percent increase in their bills this month after the utility increased its power supply charge.
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a major LIPA reform bill Monday morning that will do away with the beleaguered utility. He made it official at a signing ceremony in Uniondale.
Temperatures surged to potentially dangerous levels Thursday with relief from the largest heat wave of the summer still days away.
According to the suit filed by 120 homeowners, the Long Island Power Authority and National Grid failed to de-energize the power grid ahead of superstorm Sandy.
The Moreland Commission, created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo just weeks after the October storm, issued its final report after reviewing more than 175,000 documents, holding 10 hearings, and interviewing more than 90 stakeholders and witnesses.
The report detailed what it called “questionable billing and reimbursement practices” between LIPA and Chicago-based Navigant Consulting Inc.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo received tentative support from legislative leaders Monday for his plan to finally sideline the Long Island Power Authority, which has been criticized for high rates and questionable response in disasters — most infamously including Superstorm Sandy.
It has been a fixture on the Long Island landscape since the 1920s — and not a pretty one. An old power plant is finally coming down, but residents nearby said they are worried about their taxes going way up.
A Long Island Power Authority trustee has called the suggestion to privatize the agency a “terrible idea.”